Matt Manfredi

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Matt Manfredi
Alma mater
Years active2001–present
Spouse(s)Casey Greenfield (divorced)
Parent(s)Nancy and George Manfredi

Matt Manfredi is an American screenwriter.

Early life and education[edit]

Manfredi is from Palos Verdes, California,[1] the son of Nancy and George Manfredi.[2] His mother is a human resource manager for the Torrance, California city government, while his father was a private lawyer in Los Angeles. He graduated from Brown University and also has a master's degree in screenwriting from the American Film Institute in Los Angeles.[2] While in college he joined an improv comedy group where he met his future writing partner Phil Hay. He is of Italian descent.[3]

Film credits[edit]

His credits include:

All of his film screenwriting work has been with writing partner Phil Hay. Their technique for joint screenwriting is to each write separate scenes and then trade them to each other for further rewrites.[12]

Personal life[edit]

In 2004, he married Casey Greenfield, daughter of news correspondent and author Jeff Greenfield.[2] They divorced two years later.[13] He has since remarried and has one daughter.[1]


  1. ^ a b My PDF Scripts: "CUT TO: Matt Manfredi (Screenwriter)" Archived 2012-11-02 at the Wayback Machine retrieved September 9, 2012
  2. ^ a b c New York Times: "Casey Greenfield, Matt Manfredi" November 21, 2004
  3. ^ Myers, Scott. "Interview (Part 1): Matt Manfredi and Phil Hay ("The Invitation")". Go Into the Story.
  4. ^ a b Johnson, C.H. (2014). Crafting Short Screenplays That Connect. Taylor & Francis. p. 31. ISBN 978-1-317-81875-5. Retrieved September 4, 2018.
  5. ^ Independent Feature Project/West (2001). Filmmaker. Independent Feature Project & Independent Feature Project/West. p. 262. Retrieved September 4, 2018.
  6. ^ Barsanti, C. (2014). The Sci-Fi Movie Guide: The Universe of Film from Alien to Zardoz. Visible Ink Press. p. 6. ISBN 978-1-57859-533-4. Retrieved September 4, 2018.
  7. ^ a b c Dowd, T. (2015). Storytelling Across Worlds: Transmedia for Creatives and Producers. Taylor & Francis. p. 101. ISBN 978-1-136-07142-3. Retrieved September 4, 2018.
  8. ^ Stevens, M.; Johnson, C. (2016). Script Partners: How to Succeed at Co-Writing for Film & TV: How to Succeed at Co-Writing for Film & TV. Taylor & Francis. p. pt39. ISBN 978-1-317-41791-0. Retrieved September 4, 2018.
  9. ^ "Nicole Kidman to Star in L.A.-Set Crime Thriller 'Destroyer'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved September 4, 2018.
  10. ^ "'Ride Along 2' Review: Ice Cube and Kevin Hart, Together Again". Variety. Retrieved September 4, 2018.
  11. ^ McCarthy, Todd (September 2, 2018). "'Destroyer': Film Review - Telluride 2018". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved September 4, 2018.
  12. ^ Bloomenthal, Andrew (August 3, 2013). "Matt Manfredi & Phil Hay on R.I.P.D." Creative Screenwriting.
  13. ^ New York Daily News: "CNN legal eagle Jeffrey Toobin in baby mama drama - with daughter of CBS News' Jeff Greenfield" BY GEORGE RUSH February 18, 2010

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